Many unscripted short films were developed directly with clients or alone. Some projects were executed as solo filmmaker and others with a micro crew. Also included are scripted projects created solo or micro from prep through post.
LIVE ACTION WITH ANIMATION & FX
Projects with chroma key live action integrated with animation and practical or visual effects. James is frequently supervising prep-to-post producer, director, camera and editor. On freelance projects he's a mix of producer, shooter and/or editor.
LIVE SHOWS & EVENTS
Capturing big events with small crews is another specialty. This reel is a mix of live shows captured with micro multi-camera teams or as solo shooter, and usually requiring smooth interaction with performers and the partying public.
VIDEO EDITOR & POST SUPERVISOR
As a multi-faceted freelance department head, James has edited and supervised custom workflows on music videos, unscripted shorts, feature films, news reports and other media with American, Brazilian, Dutch and British storytellers.